No wrap spares

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bgosnell151, May 25, 2015.

  1. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    first time with the no wrap method. Just doing a half rack, but seem really meaty. I do have a question though. Since I'm doing a half rack, will the bend test still work? Saw someone mention a toothpick test, is that similar to a brisket?

  2. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bend test should still work.  That is a nice thick cut.  And yes you can toothpick it similar to a brisket. 
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  3. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks NoBoundaries.

    Been in for 2 hrs 15 minutes so far and the TBS is looking good. Hoping to not open to peak for 4 hours, at which time I will spray it with apple juice and Captain Morgan mixture.
  4. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    4 hours in and gave them a good spray of 4 parts apple juice, 1 part Captain.

  5. damon555

    damon555 Smoking Fanatic

    Keep her closed up from here on out......If you are smoking @ 225 it should be done around 5.5-6 hours. I had 2 racks of spares on yesterday. The skinnier one was done in 5 hours and the thicker one was done in 6.
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  6. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    Those are looking mighty good so far. Keep up the good work. Since you're not going to open the door back up maybe you can treat yourself to one part apple juice and four parts Captain 😉
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  7. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    thanks Damon, been opening for a quick spray ever 45 min. Was going to do it one more time in 15 minutes.
    Thanks Ryan. Had a coue beers while I've been waiting.
  8. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    6 hours on the nose. Wow, took me and wifey about 6 minutes to eat most of them.

    When I made the first cut, they sprayed me... Super moist and the tiniest amount of tug.
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  9. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    Looks great!
  10. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    Best ribs that I have made, by far. May go no wrap on ribs from now on. Hade a nice crispy shell on the outside and super moist inside.
  11. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    wow...meaty slab of goodness there.....looks swell and I had to chuckle about how you & wifey knocked it off....when it's that good you just don't wanna stop....good job.....Willie
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  12. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    B151, Nice smoke![​IMG]
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  13. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks, I looked over and I thought she was going to chew off her finger.
  14. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    That must have been some great ribs!!!

    whats better than finger licking good? Finger chewing great!!!

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  15. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    Hahaha, yup. Thank you
  16. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Now those are some fine looking ribs!

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  17. bgosnell151

    bgosnell151 Smoking Fanatic

    Thank you sir
  18. robcava

    robcava Meat Mopper

    Awesome! I used to go no wrap but switched to 3-2-1 a few years back. I need to do both and try the taste test...those do look nice

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